Category Archives: Society 社会

UFO Over North China

UFO sighting in China!   An April 30 video is on YouTube at  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxVXmLNRY6M Another version of this video, albeit with many fewer viewers, has the helpful message written in English on the screen “We will achieve unification one way … Continue reading

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Xu Zhangrun: “Whoever Heard of a Teacher Who Doesn’t Speak”

See Professor Geremie Barmé’s translation of Xu Zhangrun’s article on the China Heritage website at http://chinaheritage.net/journal/and-teachers-then-they-just-do-their-thing/   “Whoever Heard of a Teacher Who Doesn’t Speak?” Xu Zhangrun: Having dedicated myself to a teaching career, I have to repeat what Hu … Continue reading

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My Student Reported on Me!

我被学生举报了! 原创: 凡人钒语 凡人钒语 [from qq public account  https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/Jv2haHKMbgxL81gRZhCtrQ  ]   A student reported me on Monday morning! We were discussing in class whether rich people or poor people made greater contributions to society.  One girl got very angry, and spoke up, … Continue reading

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Wang Jisi: The US Trade War Aimed at Changing Chinese Behavior and Making More Money, Not Disengagement

Some interesting idea to try on for size on what is behind the US- China trade ‘war’ from a Chinese international relations scholar.  Views that are not necessarily influential in China, but intriguing discussion on world trends although the focus … Continue reading

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2002: Wired China: Many Hands on Many Switches

Round-Table on Internet and Free Flow of Information in China Statement by David Cowhig, Wired China: Many Hands on Many Switches Presented to the Congressional-Executive Commission on China April 15, 2002 I would like to share with you some thoughts about … Continue reading

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Why Don’t We Know Anything (or Not Much) About China?

Good article in the March 2018 issue of Foreign Policy! Also reminded of this by a most graphic graphic shared by the always intriguing and hilarious fake PRC tweeter @RelevantOrgans. People do tend to notice opacity.  But it can take … Continue reading

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Christian Church Standoff in Zhengzhou, China

What happened after the Zhengzhou, Henan authorities posted the Illegal Religious Meeting Violation Notice in Zhengzhou, China   that was translated in a previous post: [English translation] (Pray for Us News) Brothers and sisters throughout China, we are the Zhengzhou Gaoxin District Christian … Continue reading

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